Porsche 911 R: manual and with 450 horses, first indiscretions of the previous step to the GT3

Porsche 911 has done turbo. Now the versions “normal”, the Carrera, the Carrera S and its variants all-wheel-drive are supercharged and of course, all the petrolheads we have felt a slight shudder at the view as one of the last bastions of naturally aspirated engines are coming down. Luckily it seems that for all of us, Porsche has prepared a surprise, a new variant prestacional, slightly below the Porsche 911 GT3 who would be baptized as Porsche 911 R and that today we detailed in 4 quick keys:

will Use the engine of the Porsche 91 GT3, yes, decaffeinated:

Atmospheric, with 450 hp, manual gearbox and a weight content, not synthetic nothing wrong with the concept of the Porsche 911 R

The Porsche 911 R will be provided with a mechanical air shall Inherit the propeller boxer shorts 6-cylinder and 3.8-liter which already employs the Porsche 911 GT3. Yes, compared to the 475 horses delivery GT3 we would be faced with a small reduction of power that would lead up to the 450 horses.

Will have the charm of a manual gearbox:

despite this lower power, the Porsche 911 R to have an important incentive to the more burned. Your gearbox will be manual versus the dual-clutch transmission that employs the GT3.

But in addition will weigh less than the Porsche 911 GT3:

This will not be the only point in favour of this model with respect to the GT3. Your concept of “back to original” will leave us also with a weight lower than the Porsche 911 GT3, bearing in mind that this weighs 1.425 kg

What we’ll see at the Geneva motor show next year:

Now, how much is learned? As we have from CAR his arrival would be scheduled for the next big european exhibition, for the next Geneva, a living room to remember is held in march.